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Before 1399 Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh 1358-1425 (40) and Elizabeth Grey Baroness Fitzhugh -1427 were married . Elizabeth Grey Baroness Fitzhugh -1427 by marriage Baroness Fitzhugh .

Before 1399 Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford 1385-1417 (13) and Alice Holland Countess Oxford 1392-1406 (6) were married .

Around 1399 Elizabeth Darcy 1399-1412 was born to John Darcy 5th Baron Darcy Knayth 1376-1411 (23) and Margaret Grey Baroness Darcy Knayth -1454 at Temple Newsam, Leeds, Yorkshire

In 1399 William Ricardus Melton 1340-1399 (59) died .

In 1399 Elizabeth Bourchier 4th Baroness Bourchier, Baroness Stafford 1399-1433 was born to Bartholomew Bourchier 3rd Baron Bourchier -1409 and Idoine Glevant Baroness Bourchier .

Around 1399 William Fitzhugh 4th Baron Fitzhugh 1399-1452 was born to Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh 1358-1425 (41) and Elizabeth Grey Baroness Fitzhugh -1427

In 1399 Robert Harrington 1330-1399 (69) died at Chuton, Somerset

Around 1399 Edward Holland 1399-1413 was born to John Holland 1st Duke Exeter 1352-1400 (47) and Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter 1363-1426 (35)

Around 1399 Robert Lisle 3rd Baron Lisle 1336-1399 (62) was killed . His brother William Lisle 4th Baron Lisle succeeded as 4th Baron Lisle of Rougemont (2C 1311) .

In 1399 Thomas Montagu 1375-1399 (24) died .

Around 1399 John Bourchier 2nd Baron Bourchier 1329-1400 (70) was appointed 83rd Knight Garter: Richard II .

In 1399 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (12) was appointed 93rd Knight Garter: Henry IV

In 1399 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (12) was created 1st Duke Lancaster (3C 1399)

In 1399 Thomas Lancaster 1st Duke Clarence 1388-1421 was appointed 94th Knight Garter: Henry IV

Around 1399 Thomas Devereux 1399- was born to Walter Devereux 1361-1402 (38) and Agnes Crophull 1371-1436 (27) at Salisbury, Wiltshire

In 1399 James Butler 3rd Earl Ormonde 1359-1405 (40) and Katherine Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde were married . Katherine Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde by marriage Countess Ormonde (1C 1328) .

In 1399 John Calthorpe 1338-1399 (61) died .

In 1399 Bonne Valois-Burgundy Duchess Bourbon 1379-1399 (20) died .

In 1399 John Fitzgerald 4th Earl Desmond -1399 died

In 1399 Thomas Fitzgerald 5th Earl Desmond 1386-1420 (13) succeeded as 5th Earl Desmond (1C 1329)

Around 1399 William Jülich 3rd Duke Guelders, 3rd Duke Jülich 1364-1402 (34) was appointed 81st Knight Garter: Richard II

In 1399 Mabel Neville -1399 died

In 1399 Philip Vache 1348-1408 (51) was appointed 92nd Knight Garter: Henry IV

In 1399 Robert Wesenham -1399 died

Around 1399 William Wittelsbach IV Count Holland, VI Count Hainault, V Count Zeeland 1365-1417 (33) was appointed 82nd Knight Garter: Richard II

In 1399 Thomas Erpingham 1355-1428 (44) was appointed as Lord Chamberlain of the Household

Around 1399 Thomas Eyre 1399-1432 was born to Simon Eyre of Wedhampton 1364-1433 (35)

In 1399 William Mainwaring 1345-1399 (54) died . He was buried at St Mary's Church, Acton, Cheshire . Monument Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period . Lancastrian Esses Collar . Ass's Head Crest .

In 1399 Robert Ogle 1370-1436 (29) and Matilda Grey 1382-1451 (17) were married .

In 1399 John Tiptoft 1st Baron Tiptoft -1443 was knighted.

In 1399 Arnold St Leger 1352-1399 (47) died

After 1399 Nicholas Bulkeley -1399 died

Jan 1399

17 Jan 1399

On 17 Jan 1399 Beraud II Auvergne 1333-1399 (66) died

Mar 1399

15 Mar 1399

15 Mar 1399 . Letters of Royal And Illustrious Ladies of Great Britain Volume 1 . Letter XXVII. Joanna of Navarre (29) afterwards Queen of Henry IV to King Richard II (32) .
My most dear and redoubted lord,
I desire every day to be certified of your good estate, which our Lord grant that it may ever be as good as your heart desires and as I should wish it for myself. If it would please you to let me know of it, you would give me great rejoicings in my heart, for every time that I hear good news of you I am most perfectly glad at heart. And if to know tidings from this side would give you pleasure, when this was written my lord (31) , I, and our children were together in good health of our persons, thanks to our Lord, who by his grace ever grant you the same. I pray you, my dearest and most redoubted lord, that it would ever please you to have the affairs of my said lord well recommended, as well in reference to the deliverance of his lands as other things, which lands in your hands are the cause why he sends his people promptly towards you. So may it please you hereupon to provide him with your gracious remedy, in such manner that he may enjoy his said lands peaceably; even as he and I have our perfect surety and trust in you more than in any other. And let me know your good pleasure, and I will accomplish it willingly and with a good heart to my power.
My dearest and most redoubted lord, I pray the Holy Spirit that he will have you in his holy keeping.
Written at Vannes, the 15th day of March. The Duchess of Bretagne.

24 Mar 1399

On 24 Mar 1399 Margaret Plantagenet 2nd Countess Norfolk -1399 died . Her grandson Thomas Mowbray 1st Duke Norfolk 1368-1399 (31) succeeded as 3rd Earl Norfolk (3C 1312) . Elizabeth Fitzalan Duchess Norfolk 1366-1425 (33) by marriage Countess Norfolk (3C 1312) .

25 Mar 1399

On 25 Mar 1399 Nicholas Brembre -1399 was beheaded . He was buried at Christ Church Greyfriars, Newgate Street, City of London .

Apr 1399

In Apr 1399 Katherine Giffard 1399-1479 was born to Roger Giffard of Twyford 1367-1409 (32) .

In Apr 1399 Richard Adderbury of Donnington Casatle 1331-1399 (68) died

16 Apr 1399

Richard II's Last Will

On 16 Apr 1399 Richard II King England 1367-1400 (32) wrote his Last Will from which the following extracts are taken … Also we bequeath to our beloved nephew Thomas Holland 1st Duke Surrey 1374-1400 (25) ten thousand marks and to our beloved brother Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York 1373-1415 (26) two thousand marks and to our beloved brother John Holland 1st Duke Exeter 1352-1400 (47) three thousand marks and to our faithful and beloved William Scrope 1st Earl Wiltshire 1350-1399 (49) two thousand marks ... we ordain and set aside for the fulfilment of all and singular the premises the sum of ninety-one thousand marks, of which sixty-five thousand marks are in the keeping of Sir John Ikelyngton and twenty-four thousand marks in the hands and keeping of our dear nephew Thomas Holland 1st Duke Surrey 1374-1400 (25) .
Of this our royal testament we nominate make and depute executors the venerable fathers in Christ Richard Mitford Bishop Chichester, Bishop Salisbury -1407 , Edmund Stafford Bishop Exeter 1344-1419 (55) , Robert Tideman of Winchcombe Bishop Llandaff, Bishop Worcester -1401 , Thomas Merke Bishop Carlisle -1409 and Guy Mone Aka Mohun Bishop St David's -1407 ; our beloved brother Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York 1373-1415 (26) , our nephew Thomas Holland 1st Duke Surrey 1374-1400 (25) , our brother John Holland 1st Duke Exeter 1352-1400 (47) and William Scrope 1st Earl Wiltshire 1350-1399 (49) to each of whom we bequeath a gold cup of the value of twenty pounds and our beloved and faithful clerks Master Richard Boteville Bishop Bath and Wells, Bishop Worcester, Bishop London -1421 Keeper of our Privy Seal, Master Richard Maudeleyn, Master William Fereby and Master John Ikelyngton clerks and John Lufwyk and William Serle laymen, to each of whom we will shall be paid their expenses and necessary costs while it shall happen that they or any of them are employed about the execution of our present last will, but according to the discretion of their said co-executors ...
Whom all and singular we have charged and charge that they shall do as much as in them is for the due execution and fulfilment of this our last will as they shall wish to answer before God. We create ordain depute and make overseers of this our will the reverend fathers in Christ Roger Walden Archbishop Canterbury -1406 and Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 (49) , William bishop of Winchester and William abbot of the monastery of Westminster Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York 1373-1415 (26) our uncle and Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland 1341-1408 (57) our cousin.

May 1399

Richard II's Third Trip to Ireland

In May 1399 Richard II King England 1367-1400 (32) travelled to Ireland with Thomas Merke Bishop Carlisle -1409 , Rhys ap Tudor Tudor -1412 and Gwilym ap Tudor Tudor .

25 May 1399

On 25 May 1399 Margaret Aumale 1343-1399 (56) died in Plymouth, Devon .

Jun 1399

07 Jun 1399

07 Jun 1399 . Close Rolls Richard II 1396-1399 V6 . Westminster Palace, Westminster . To the keepers, occupiers, receivers or farmers of the lordship of Kyngeston in Dorsete for the time being. Order so long as the same shall remain in the king's hand to pay to John Swelle esquire 20 marks a year, which by a writing indented, confirmed by the king, John late duke of Lancastre granted him for life, to be taken of the issues of the said lordship.

14 Jun 1399

14 Jun 1399 . Close Rolls Richard II 1396-1399 V6 . Westminster Palace, Westminster . To the keepers, farmers, occupiers or receivers of the manor of Lopham co. Norffolk for the time being. Order every year to pay to Roger Bliklynge his raiment or 13s. 4d. for it, and 3d. a day, and to pay him the arrears since 5 February 8 Richard II, on which date the king confirmed letters patent whereby Margaret late duchess of Norffolk, by name of Margaret countess of Norffolk , granted to the said Roger for life the office of keeper of the park, warren and game to the said manor pertaining, raiment once a year at Christmas of the suit of her esquires or 13s. 4d., and 3d. a day of the agistments of the park at the feast of St. Peter in autumn.

19 Jun 1399

Before 19 Jun 1399 Edward Charleton 5th Baron Cherleton 1370-1421 (29) and Eleanor Holland Countess March, Countess Ulster 1370-1405 (28) were married

26 Jun 1399

On 26 Jun 1399 John Valois-Orleans 1399-1467 was born to Louis Valois Duke Touraine, I Duke Orléans 1372-1407 (27) and Valentina Visconti 1371-1408 (28)

Sep 1399

01 Sep 1399

08 Sep 1399

On 08 Sep 1399 John Stapleton 1399-1455 was born to Miles Stapleton 1365-1400 (34)

19 Sep 1399

On 19 Sep 1399 Bonne Armagnac Duchess Orléans 1399-1430 was born to Bernard Armagnac VII Count Armagnac 1363-1418 (36) and Bonne Valois Count Armagnac, Count Savoy 1365-1435 (34) .

22 Sep 1399

On 22 Sep 1399 Thomas Mowbray 1st Duke Norfolk 1368-1399 (31) died of plague in Venice . His son Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham 1385-1405 (14) succeeded as 4th Earl Norfolk (3C 1312) , 2nd Earl Nottingham (2C 1383) , 7th Baron Mowbray (1C 1283) , 8th Baron Segrave (1C 1295) and Earl Marshal . In 1425 His son John Mowbray 2nd Duke Norfolk 1392-1432 (7) succeeded as 2nd Duke Norfolk (1C 1397) . Katherine Neville Duchess Norfolk 1400-1483 (-1) by marriage Duchess Norfolk (1C 1397) .

30 Sep 1399

On 30 Sep 1399 Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 (35) was appointed as Earl Marshal .

Richard II Abdication

On 30 Sep 1399 Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (32) became IV King England: Plantagenet Lancaster . He had usurped his cousin Richard II (32) and Richard's heir the seven year old Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl of March (7) who was descended from Edward III's second son Lionel of Antwerp Duke of Clarence . This second usurption was to have far reaching consequences since it subsequently became the descent by which the House of York claimed precedence over the House of Lancaster being one of the causes of the Wars of the Roses.

Oct 1399

07 Oct 1399

On 07 Oct 1399 Thomas Rempston -1406 was appointed as Constable Tower of London

13 Oct 1399

Before 13 Oct 1399 Thomas Fitzalan Archbishop York, Archbishop Canterbury 1353-1414 (46) was appointed as Archbishop Canterbury

Coronation of Henry IV

On 13 Oct 1399 Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (32) was crowned IV King England: Plantagenet Lancaster at Westminster Abbey by Thomas Fitzalan Archbishop York, Archbishop Canterbury 1353-1414 (46) .
Robert Braybrooke Bishop London -1404 carried the sacraments and said mass.
The future Henry V King England 1386-1422 (13) carried the Sword Curtana. Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick 1338-1401 (61) and/or John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410 (26) carried a sword wrapped in red and bound with golden straps symbolising two-fold mercy. Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland 1341-1408 (57) carried the Lancaster Sword.
Thomas Percy 1st Earl Worcester 1343-1403 (56) carried the Steward's baton. Thomas Erpingham 1355-1428 (44) carried a Sword.
Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford 1378-1403 (21) was appointed as Knight of the Bath . John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435 (10) , John Arundell 1366-1435 (33) and Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (17) were knighted.
Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 (49) attended.

Nov 1399

01 Nov 1399

On 01 Nov 1399 John Montfort V Duke Brittany 1339-1399 (60) died .